Top 50 Companies Utilizing Enterprise Blockchain

List of Companies Applying DLT and Its Potential Implications

Petro Wallace
Jun 18, 2019 · 20 min read

If you have been following Mainstream media on Investing, Banking & Tech, you may be familiar with ‘’Blockchain’’, a term often tossed around to describe, what is essentially ‘’a digital database’’. It’s a technology that got first inspired by Bitcoin. Over the years, Bitcoin has managed to become the first application of Blockchain to capture the attention of not only the Government but also businesses from various industry sectors. Now companies are giving the technology a run for its money, by either running test-pilots or by investing in upcoming startups. Despite all the hype, a majority of enterprises have been left tinkering with the technology as they ponder as to where & how to integrate Blockchain in their day-to-day operations.

With the introduction of new solutions set to cater to a broader audience, Blockchain as an overall industry is set to grow rapidly in the next decade. For now, projects catering to businesses are making great progress in solving a range of complex problems that often times involve the need for a digital asset for exchange, supply chain management to securing confidential data.

According to Deloitte’s 2018 global blockchain survey, it’s estimated that over 95% of companies across various industries were investing in Blockchain tech projects. Today, some of the largest private and public enterprises are looking to commercialize DLT in the coming years. In this article, we shall look at 50 big names that continue to make clear and admirable progress within their industry.

Before summarizing a list of companies, we ought to give credits to the handful of projects that are providing businesses with enterprise-ready solutions. Despite the criticism, Enterprise Blockchain is on the rise as large-scale organizations are starting to begin to see the real efficiencies and cost-saving use-cases of Blockchain.

Ethereum

Hyperledger

Aergo

The project is spearheaded by the private firm, Blocko, a renowned Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) in South Korea. Both Aergo & Blocko, are currently servicing over +20 client ranging from e commerce giant Amazon, Micropayment Solution SatoshiPay to Automotive giant Hyundai. The founder Phil Zamani, Hun Young Park & Won Boem Kim, are looking to combine their cross-industry knowledge to help businesses from a wide-range of industries build their own customized blockchains that would answer their specific needs & requirements.

Aergo looks to bring better efficiency, less oversight, reduced intermediaries, enhanced interoperability and improved audibility. There exists a range of possible use cases for Hybrid blockchain, which combines the best of both public and private Blockchain

Corda

This is meant to remove the need for parties to constantly check the blockchain and also limits interaction amongst members. This characteristic is Corda main value proposition, however, the fact that Corda has created a trust-less environment has greatly impacted the platform scalability and is having a negative effect on the overall throughput capabilities that the network can handle.

Quorum

The Firm has also partnered with Microsoft, in a bid to reboot the original design and help Quorum gain more widespread adoption among enterprises. The anticipated JPM Coin will essentially be a tokenized cash on the Quorum Ledgers.


Now, let’s dive into the number of established businesses, enterprises, and institutions that are either testing, integrating or adopting Blockchain technology. To further understand the magnitude of Enterprises seeking to adopt tech, thus I’ve accounted for recent total sales and revenue reported ~ These are some of the biggest Companies around the world that have decided to jump on-board the DLT Bandwagon, willing to help accelerate and bring Blockchain to the masses

1. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

2. China Construction Bank Corporation

3. JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Project Involvement: Quorum, Ethereum

4. Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

5. Agricultural Bank of China

6. Bank of America

7. Wells Fargo & Company

8. Apple Inc.

9. Bank of China Ltd.

10. Ping AN Insurance Company

11. Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

12. Toyota Motor Corp.

13. Samsung Electronics Co.

Project: Aergo, Ethereum

14. BNP Paribas SA

15. Microsoft Corporation

Project: Aergo, Ethereum, Hyperledger

16. Allianz SE

17. Alphabet Inc.

18. Walmart

Project: Ethereum

19. Daimler AG

Project: Ethereum

20. Banco Santander

21. AXA Group

22. Comcast Corporation

23. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

24. Anheuser-Busch InBev

25. Royal Bank of Canada

26. Pfizer

27. Sberbank Russia

28. Nestle

Project: Hyperledger

29. Intel Corporation

Project: Hyperledger

30. Morgan Stanley

31. Siemens AG

32. Amazon.com Inc

Project: Ethereum

33. ING Group

34. Goldman Sach Group Inc.

35. Intesa Sanpaolo S.P.A.

36. Prudential

37. Ford Motor Company

38. IBM

Project: HyperLedger

39. Walt Disney Company

Project: DragonChain

40. Prudential Financial

41. Facebook, Inc.

42. MetLife, Inc.

Platform: Ethereum

43. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

44. AIA Group

45. Tencent Holding Ltd

46. Oracle Corporation

Project: Hyperledger

47. BHP Billiton Limited

48. Mizuho Financial Group

49. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

Project: Ethereum, Hyperledger

50. American Express Company

Project: Ripple


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Petro Wallace

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Blockchain Developer in the making, who has embarked on a journey to deploy his own dApps! Fan of Enterprise Blockchain, Crowdfunding and Digital Payments

The Capital

The Capital (former Altcoin Magazine) is a social financial news aggregator powered by Bitcoin

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